Letters and family tree regarding John Trumbull painting, 1884 July 5-31

Hall, William Taylor, b. 1824
Active in Baltimore, Md.

Collection size: 9 items (on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: Letters from Hall to various individuals describing how a portrait of George Clinton by John Trumbull came to him through his family; Hall's family tree; and a notarized affadavit identifying the painting.

Biographical/Historical Note: Art collector; Baltimore, Md. Descendant of original owner of a portrait of George Clinton painted by Trumbull. The portrait went to the Regents of the State University of New York. Clinton was the first governor of New York.

Purchased from Willis Cheney.

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